The firm was recognized by the international guide Chambers Global 2023 for its outstanding performance in the areas Tax Litigation (Highly Recommended – Band 1) and Tax Non-contentious (The Elite – Band 3) practices.

Partners Ricardo Lacaz Martins, Luís Eduardo Schoueri and Daniel Vitor Bellan were also recognized for their work in the tax practice.

See below the testimonials from clients interviewed by the guide:

Ricardo Lacaz Martins (band 4)

Founder and managing partner Ricardo Lacaz Martins offers expertise in tax planning in transactional issues, including acquisition of companies. He also is active advising on the tax elements of corporate reorganisations.


“He’s always present giving recommendations and comments based on the relevant legislation, while exploring the various angles of the same subject.”

“He is an extremely well-equipped lawyer. He has skills business acumen and is able to understand the client’s needs and to suggest intelligent solutions.”

Luís Eduardo Schoueri (Band 1)  

Co-head of department Luís Eduardo Schoueri is an acclaimed practitioner with a wealth of expertise in a variety of tax mandates, including those concerning direct taxes and international taxation, as well as transfer pricing. He also acts on transactional matters such as M&A, and is one of the names often considered by clients seeking legal opinions on sophisticated fiscal matters.


“Schoueri is an extremely wise and business-driven attorney.”

“He certainly is one of the great names issuing legal opinions.”

“This is a lawyer who, when he speaks, everyone listens.”

“He is the firm’s most important lawyer. He is basically involved in sophisticated legal opinions.”

Daniel Vitor Bellan (Band 4)

Daniel Vitor Bellan represents companies in a range of different tax disputes, including cases involving Corporate Income Tax, Social Contribution on Net Profit and taxation on import of services. Bellan is also skilled at handling mandates involving capital gain, tax planning and transfer pricing. He is especially noted for his work in administrative litigation.

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